FLC Celebrates 3,200+ preserved acres in 2021!

December 15, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Media Articles

It's been another great year for FLC's conservation efforts! In 2021, FLC Board and staff have worked with landowners to preserve close to 3,200 acres across the states [...]

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Check out FLC’s Latest Pollinator Friendly Beds at the Harris Farm!

September 30, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, FLC Supporters, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In late September of 2021, FLC and Strata-G employees partnered together, preparing 4 pollinator friendly meadow beds at FLC’s office headquarters Rockford, TN. These new pollinator patches are located a short distance away from another set established last year by Foothills staff. Pollinator patches are a way to increase the [...]

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Update on FLC’s Pollinator Patch at the Harris Farm

June 23, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In honor of #NationalPollinatorWeek, FLC staff would like to share an update of our ‘Native Pollinator Patch’ at the Harris Farm. A variety of blooms have really taken off this month and they are attracting quite a diverse group of pollinator species. Check out our gallery of images and visit [...]

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Another Field Report! 5-19-2021

May 19, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

Continuing field report:  Neat native plants continue to greet FLC biologists as we complete our annual monitoring visits and check out new potential projects.  This week's photos are brought to you from East Tennessee (Knox, Roane, and Sevier County) as well as Williamsburg County, South Carolina!  Share your plant photos [...]

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FLC continuing field report:

May 10, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

After a couple days of the team monitoring in Georgia the flowers just keep coming!  Hitting new territories and seeing them in different seasons keeps our botanizing eyes keen.  Check out some of our favorites from the recent trip: What are y’all seeing out there?  Tag us @flc_friends [...]

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Collier Preserve Officially Opens in Knox County!

April 5, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, Land Management Practices

Legacy Parks Foundation, along with the Collier Family and the City of Knoxville, celebrated the official opening of the ‘Stella [...]

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Jarvis Park Now Open to the Public!

February 12, 2021 About Foothills - Board & Staff, Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Media Articles

Jarvis Park officially opens in Maryville! A big thank you to Dr. Craig Jarvis, the City of Maryville, and landowners Betty Duncan & Jim Cornett for preserving this natural area while also providing public access. The new park boasts close to a mile of walking trails, two 250+ year old [...]

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Posts from the Field – Check out FLC’s latest news and projects!

February 12, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Posts from the Field

During 2020, FLC Board and staff worked with landowners to permanently preserve close to 3,310 acres across the states of Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina. Check out the gallery of images and project descriptions from a few of these preserved properties! (Click on the image twice to enlarge.) [...]

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‘Open Invitation for a Community Conversation’ Preserving Scenic Views Around the Foothills Parkway Extension

April 8, 2019 FLC Partners, FLC Projects, FLC Supporters

(Blount County, TN) Foothills Land Conservancy is hosting a public 'Community Conversation' about the preservation of scenic views around the latest extension of the Foothills Parkway. This event is scheduled for 6:30pm [...]

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FLC Celebrates Another Record Year in 2018!

January 3, 2019 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, FLC Publications

Click here for FLC's 2019 Spring Newsletter & 2018 Annual Report 2018 was another record year for the Conservancy! Here are a few highlights: A record number 51 land preservation projects were completed within 21 Tennessee counties and the 5 additional states of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia. [...]

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